Courses and Admission procedure in IIST


IIST offers various graduation and post graduation courses in the field of Space Science and Technology. It also provides ample scope for doing research in this field through Doctoral and Post-Doctoral programmes. Admission criteria for each of the courses will be different like UGC-NET (JRF) qualification for Doctoral programmes, valid GATE score for M.Tech courses etc.

Courses offered in IIST

IIST offers courses from the post-doctoral to the undergraduate level in areas of Physics, Avionics, Earth and Space Sciences and Chemistry.

Post-Doctoral Programmes - IIST offers post-doctoral fellowships to pursue research in the following areas:

  • Development of Electro active polymers for space applications
  • Theoretical Molecular Physics
  • Star Formation
  • Hyper spectral Remote Sensing
  • Delay Tolerant Networking.

Doctoral Programmes - The doctoral programme offers an array of research fields to choose from.

  • Radiative processes of compact objects
  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Physics of intergalactic medium
  • Inorganic functional materials
  • Surface Engineering for Biomedical Applications
  • Clustering around young embedded massive stars
  • Cloud microphysics
  • Classifications in Imaging Flow Cytometry
  • Observational Studies of Galactic Star Forming Regions
  • High mass star formation
  • Monsoon Modeling
  • Petrology
  • Electronics parts management in Space Industry
  • Development Economics
  • Discontinuous Galerkin Finite Volume Element Methods
  • Digital Holography
  • Mass Spectroscopy for Atomic and Molecular Physics
  • Laser speckle and its applications
  • Condensed Matter Theory

Postgraduate Courses - M.Tech is offered in the following areas:

  • Propulsion from Aerospace Engineering department
  • Optical Engineering from Physics department
  • Chemical Systems from Chemistry department
  • Digital Signal Processing from Avionics department
  • Soft Computing and Machine Learning from Mathematics department
  • RF and Microwave Engineering from Avionics department

Undergraduate Courses

  • Bachelor of Technology in Aerospace Engineering
  • Bachelor of Technology in Avionics
  • Bachelor of Technology in Physical Sciences

Admission Details

The application forms can be downloaded from the IIST website Except for the post doctoral programme, all the other courses offered by the IIST involves a written test and an interview as part of the admission procedure.

Aspirants seeking admission as research scholars under the post-doctoral programme, are required to submit a research proposal along with their CV. The minimum eligibility required is a first class or equivalent in the Master’s degree or a Ph.D in the relevant field

Qualification in the National Eligibility Test (JRF) is a must for selection to the Doctoral programme. Research experience, score of National Eligibility Test and other academics records will also be taken into consideration. Each of the areas offered under the doctoral programme requires graduation in specific streams.

IIST offers Regular students as well as DoS/ISRO empoyees to its postgraduate courses. For admissions under the DoS/ISRO, candidates have to be nominated by the units / centres under DoS/ISRO. All the candidates are required to have a valid GATE score in the relevant areas.

Admissions to the Bachelor of Technology courses are through the IIST Admission Test (ISAT).Details regarding syllabi, eligibility etc can be accessed from the IIST web portal.

The format prescribed by the IIST for filling the application form should be clearly adhered and the eligibility criteria should also be met for admission to the courses.



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